Counterspeculations 01: Machine Learning and the Financial Imaginary with Conrad Moriarty-Cole by UCL Urban Laboratory published on 2018-08-24T12:05:09Z Welcome to the Counterspeculations audio tour, a sonic guide to the nuances of financialization hidden in plain sight in the City of London, produced by the UCL Urban Laboratory and the ReImagining Value Action Lab. Episode 01 - Conrad Moriarty-Cole, "Machine Learning and the Financial Imaginary" Does artificial intelligence have an imagination? In this presentation, oroginally recorded at the headquarters of the investment bank Goldman Sachs, Conrad Moriarty expands our understanding of the hyper-development of data analytics, machine learning and algorithmic trading in today's financial worlds. Moriarty-Cole is a PhD Candidate and associate lecturer in cultural studies and Goldsmiths, University of London. All episodes of Counterspeculations were originally recorded at a day-long workshop and walking tour in April 2018 organised by Dr Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (UCL) and Dr Max Haiven (Lakehead University, Canada). More information can be found at www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanlab.